16 days in Lima Region Itinerary

16 days in Lima Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lima Region trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Jorge Chávez International Airport, Drive to Huaral
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Huaral
— 1 night
Drive
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Canta
— 1 night
Drive
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San Jeronimo de Surco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Huancaya
— 1 night
Drive
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Lunahuana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Quilmana
— 1 night
Drive
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Lima
— 6 nights
Fly

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Huaral

— 1 night
Huaral is a town in central Peru, capital of the province Huaral in the region Lima.GeographyHuaral is a geographical territory which lies north of the capital of Peru, located 80km North of Lima, but starting its territory by the coast side at kilometer 58 of the North Panamerican Highway, in the middle of the "Serpentín de Pasamayo".The territory of the city includes the coastal strip comprising all the Chancay valley to the high peaks of Vichaycocha, the source of the Chackal or Pasacmayo "Moon River".HistoryHuaral, founded in the fourth quarter on March 21, 1551, by the Spanish, under the Real ordenaza, being Viceroy of Peru, Don Antonio de Mendoza Marques de Mondejar, as low natural seat the religious patronage of San Juan Bautista de Guaral, it is a city on the central coast of Peru. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Reserva Nacional Lomas de Lachay. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Casa Hacienda Huando and then admire the striking features of Complejo Arqueologico de Rupac.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Huaral online vacation planner.

Cozumel, Mexico to Huaral is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Canta.

Things to do in Huaral

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Canta

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the activities along Laguna La Viuda, then admire the sheer force of Catarata Pomora, and then explore the activities along Laguna de 7 Colores.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Canta trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Huaral to Canta takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Jeronimo de Surco.

Things to do in Canta

Parks · Nature
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San Jeronimo de Surco

— 2 nights
On the 8th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Toboganes de Songos and then head outdoors with El Canon de Austisha. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata de Huanano and then admire the sheer force of Catarata de Antankallo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Jeronimo de Surco trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Canta to San Jeronimo de Surco in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Huancaya.

Things to do in San Jeronimo de Surco

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Huancaya

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the activities along Laguna de Piquecocha and then hike along Huancaya.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Huancaya trip builder.

Drive from San Jeronimo de Surco to Huancaya in 4 hours. In June in Huancaya, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lunahuana.

Things to do in Huancaya

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Lunahuana

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): head outdoors with Canopy Lunahuana and then kick back and relax at Cerro Azul. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at La Reyna de Lunahuana, then stop by Apicola Mis Girasoles, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

Before you visit Lunahuana, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Huancaya to Lunahuana in 4 hours. Traveling from Huancaya in June, expect nights in Lunahuana to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are much warmer, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Quilmana.

Things to do in Lunahuana

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Beaches

Side Trip

Quilmana

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Parque Zonal Chavin de Huantar.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Quilmana trip builder.

Drive from Lunahuana to Quilmana in 1.5 hours. In June in Quilmana, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Lima.

Things to do in Quilmana

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Lima

— 6 nights

City of the Kings

Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
Visiting San Gallan Xpeditions and Peruvian Soul will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, head outdoors with Andex Adventure, and stroll around Circuito Magico Del Agua.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lima road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Quilmana to Lima in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Lima are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lima

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Lima Region travel guide

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Parks · History Museums · Ruins
Encompassing the central section of Peru's coastline, the geographically diverse Lima Region remains a major destination for nature lovers and adventurers. Most Lima Region itineraries include visits to Lomas de Lachay, a national reserve containing a mist-fed ecosystem of varied plant and animal life unique to this part of the world. The region's lush landscapes also provide plenty of room for adrenaline-inducing sports, like whitewater rafting and paragliding. Visitors seeking a quieter holiday in the Lima Region concentrate on exploring the cities of Barranca, Lima, and Huaral--tourist-friendly places offering plenty of urban attractions and enough modern amenities to satisfy the most demanding of tourists.